Commonwealth Games Federation

LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission have stated they are confident that Birmingham 2022 is fully on track to stage a fantastic sporting competition that will be an incredible showcase of the city, the West Midlands and the UK.

The Coordination Commission (CoCom) is responsible for delivery oversight of the Commonwealth Games and tasked with monitoring the event to ensure it is delivered to scope, schedule and budget. This week marked the sixth CGF CoCom review of Birmingham 2022, with sessions undertaken virtually.

Feb 09, 2021 18:02
LONDON: David Grevemberg will be leaving his role as chief executive officer at the Commonwealth Games Federation on 5 March. David has served in this position since November 2014 following his tenure at the helm of the successful Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Nov 19, 2020 19:11
DUBAI: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the qualification process for cricket, which makes a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 August.
Jun 11, 2020 19:06
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) executive board has approved a 24-hour change in start date for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games which will now begin on 28 July 2022, running through to 8 August 2022. The joint announcement from the CGF and Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee comes after the significant impact to the international sporting calendar caused by COVID-19. 
May 20, 2020 17:05
LONDON: A new report evaluating the benefits and costs of hosting the Commonwealth Games, which is the largest and most detailed analysis of the event in history, has revealed that staging the competition has consistently provided an economic boost of over £1 billion ($1.23 billion) for previous host cities along with an array of positive social and environmental benefits.
Mar 11, 2020 17:03
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has signed a partnership agreement with Longines for the next three editions of the Commonwealth Games, starting with Birmingham 2022. 
Feb 25, 2020 13:02
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation has approved a plan for a Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships to be held in Chandigarh in January 2022. It comes after neither sport was approved as an optional addition to the programme of the next Commonwealth Games, which is scheduled to take place from 27 July to 7 August 2022 in Birmingham, Great Britain.
Dec 10, 2019 17:12
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation on Monday poured cold water on speculation doing the rounds that a Commonwealth Championship of shooting will be held in India during the 2022 Birmingham Games.   Talk of a CWG shooting championship had surfaced as a compromise solution to make up for the sport's axing from the multi-sport showpiece.
Nov 15, 2019 18:11
NEW DELHI: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Thursday said that the IOA's threat to withdraw from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in protest against the exclusion of shooting still stands... though there are enough indications that the extreme step remains an outside possibility. 
Nov 14, 2019 15:11
NEW DELHI: Shooting WILL NOT be added to the roster of the 2022 Birmingham Games despite Indian Olympic Association's boycott threat, a Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) official told PTI Thursday, ahead of a crucial meeting between the two sports bodies. CGF chief Louise Martin and CEO David Gevemberg will meet IOA chief Narinder Batra and secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Friday.
Sep 28, 2019 09:09
MUMBAI: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra's diatribe directed at the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has elicited a measured response from the sports body.